I will have to say that I struggle with perfectionism. I try to hide my vulnerabilities. I try to please others. I tend to scurry and hurry to get as much done as possible. I mean, I really try hard. But no matter my efforts, I often feel like I’m not doing enough. […]
I’m sure you always try to do your best, as close to perfect as humanly possible. You may try to not show any weakness. You probably have a strong constitution. You work hard and fast. So, why don’t you feel successful all the time?
It could be unrealistic beliefs. These unrealistic beliefs may motivate […]
Have you noticed if you think a certain way, it causes you to you act a certain way, and then people react to you just the way you thought they would? Do you ever wonder if your self-esteem was more positive, your self-concept more confident, would your outcomes be different? Could you control your destiny?
Sometimes we feel like winners and sometimes we feel like losers. Sometimes we compare our progress, personally and professionally, to others, and feel awful. We start beating ourselves up, judging our weaknesses, and start feeling bad about ourselves. Comparing ourselves against our friends and rivals can affect our self-concept and self-esteem.
This process […]
There is a relationship between self-concept, self-esteem, biology, and personality. Researchers estimate that we inherit about 40% of our personality traits. Research suggests that our temperament at age 3 is highly predictive of how we will behave or conduct ourselves as adults.
How Biology Impacts Personality
If your parents or grandparents were shy, you may […]